CIRD

Citizen's Institute on Rural Design

Articles

  • CIRD 2018 Hits the Road

    June 21, 2018

    This month, the Citizens’ Institute on Rural Design (CIRDTM) team ventures out from the East Coast to the Delta, the Sonoran desert, and the high plains to meet our four 2018 selected communities. This year’s workshops focus on Main Street revitalization, multimodal transportation, and healthy living by design: three distinct topic areas that have proven to be especially relevant to rural towns in the United States. 

  • Citizens’ Institute on Rural Design™ Announces Limon, Colorado To Receive 2016-2017 Award

    June 1, 2016
    Limon, Colorado to join communities from Georgia, Idaho, Louisiana, Montana, New York, and Washington to Host Rural Design Workshops
     
  • Citizens’ Institute on Rural Design™ Announces 2016-2017 Awards

    March 29, 2016
    Communities from Georgia, Idaho, Louisiana, Montana, New York, and Washington to host rural design workshops
     
  • One Stop Shop for 2016-2017 CIRD Request for Proposals

    December 21, 2015

    We are weeks away from the  2016-2017 CIRD workshop program deadline. We look forward to receiving your proposals, and in the interim would like to offer our assistance as you gather your materials for submission. 

  • The White House Convening on Rural Placemaking

    December 1, 2015

    On November 17, 2015, the White House Rural Council in partnership with Project for Public Spaces and the National Main Street Center, hosted The White House Convening on Rural Placemaking. The convening brought together federal, state and local public sector officials, national non-profit organizations, foundations, and individuals to discuss how federal, state, and philanthropic entities can support and leverage the power of placemaking.

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